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is the story with chicago? truly as bad as detroit or heading in that direction? >> economically not as bad a viable global city but their budget is a mess. $3 billion in taxes they collect, this year is the need to a $415 million for pensions and that is going to $1 billion in a year. this release the projection, that would be the third tax collection going in to pensions. this is something the state is mandating and they don't know how they can pay that. lori: you mentioned chicago economically in better shape. look at the baseball game where all those people to do a rod, more about that this afternoon but the underlying economy of chicago seems to have some growth potential. >> the economy there is okay and. nobody is really flying in this economy but here is the point, has not been economically declining of the way detroit is but their pension obligations are, their pension system is in worse shape than detroit's, detroit's system is considered an argument how well funded it is but they have four pension systems in chicago, one of them is only 25% funded and the other one is only 38% fu
to take advantage of that. today, the final day for organizations to file objections to detroit's bankruptcy filings. they must find that the city is insolvent and has negotiated in good place with creditors. if detroit is deemed eligible, it will be the biggest case in u.s. history. lori: in the meantime, president obama getting back to business. meeting with financial regulators about implementing dodd-frank peter barnes has the very latest. peter: that is just one of the latest things he has on his plate. very busy with things like egypt and syria. the president would like to keep the focus on jobs and the economy. foreign-policy issues may not let him do that. he goes on a two were later this week. congress is out on its regular august recess. he has a megaphone right now and he needs to use it while he can. >> every president in their second term, lame ducks get closer every day. the president is walking a fine line of where he is in that timeline. peter: the end of the fiscal year is september 30. they have not worked out a deal to fund the government. they are looking at
index raised in august. now in detroit, a federal judge has moved up a hearing on the cities eligibility for bankruptcy. the top five for small businesses. said, san antonio and dallas. baltimore and houston came in next. that is the latest from fox business network. giving you the power to prosper. ♪ connell: jack lew saying our nation will hit the debt limit in late october. to d.c. now and rich edson. >> neither have an opening offer. they refuse to negotiate. that glue claims based on our latest estimates, extraordinary measures are expected to be exhausted. failure means irreparable harm to the economy. one analyst agrees. >> we still will have a very nasty situation where people do not trust us anymore and they want more money. >> the u.s. can expect a severe amount of confidence. while lawmakers return to washington in the next few weeks to figure this out, congress may have more time than he is claiming. officials said they would have only 50 billion in cash, but treasury ran a surplus last september which traditionally is a huge thing. connell: thank you. a great rapport. rich
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